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Public Health Rulemaking Community Meetings Begin Public Health Rulemaking Community Meetings Begin CalGEM is prioritizing health and safety, with a focus on underserved communities. Staff are conducting public input community meetings across the state as they begin work toward a public health rulemaking discussion draft.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/calgem/Pages/Public-Health.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/calgem/Pages/Public-Health.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1282020-01-30T23:00:00Z
CalGEM Replaces DOGGR, Bringing New Focus with New NameCalGEM Replaces DOGGR, Bringing New Focus with New NameEffective January 1, 2020, California’s regulatory entity for oil, gas, and geothermal production has an updated focus and a new name: the California Geologic Energy Management Division (CalGEM).https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/California-Oil-Gas-Regulator-Has-New-Name-Focus.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/California-Oil-Gas-Regulator-Has-New-Name-Focus.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1272020-01-02T18:00:00Z
State Awards Nearly $57 Million to Conserve Agricultural LandsState Awards Nearly $57 Million to Conserve Agricultural LandsThe California Strategic Growth Council, in coordination with the Department of Conservation, awards agricultural land use planning and land conservation that will keep valuable farm and ranch lands available for agricultural production. https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/State-Awards-$57-Million-Conserve-Agricultural-Lands.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/State-Awards-$57-Million-Conserve-Agricultural-Lands.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1262019-12-18T21:00:00Z
California Announces New Oil and Gas InitiativesCalifornia Announces New Oil and Gas InitiativesCalifornia establishes an immediate moratorium on cyclic steaming—a high-pressure extraction practice—launches a new effort to strengthen health and safety protections near oil and gas facilities, and initiates third-party review of hydraulic fracturing permitting.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/California-Establishes-Moratorium-on-High-Pressure-Extraction.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/California-Establishes-Moratorium-on-High-Pressure-Extraction.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1252019-11-19T18:00:00Z
Uduak-Joe Ntuk Takes Reins at DOGGRUduak-Joe Ntuk Takes Reins at DOGGRUduak-Joe Ntuk was appointed State Oil & Gas Supervisor—head of DOC's Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources—by Governor Newsom effective November 18. He was petroleum administrator for the City of Los Angeles since 2016.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/About-Us/Uduak-Joe-Ntuk.aspx, /index/Pages/About-Us/Uduak-Joe-Ntuk.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1242019-11-18T21:00:00Z
30 Years After Loma Prieta, CGS Continues Quake Safety Work30 Years After Loma Prieta, CGS Continues Quake Safety WorkAs the 30th anniversary of the devastating Loma Prieta Earthquake approaches, it’s time to take stock of California’s preparedness. This week's Notes From the Field blog post explains how our California Geological Survey (CGS) has a large role to play in that area.https://calconservation.blog/2019/10/14/30-years-after-loma-prieta-cgs-continues-to-ensure-safety-of-california/, https://calconservation.blog/2019/10/14/30-years-after-loma-prieta-cgs-continues-to-ensure-safety-of-california/https://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1222019-10-14T21:00:00Z

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